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DoA holds course on handling pesticides

DoA holds course on handling pesticides

| 07/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Agriculture (DoA) recently held a six-day workshop on safe handling of pesticides which 22 people from relevant industries completed. The “Safe Use and Handling of Pesticide Products” course  comprised presentations by officials from the DoA, Department of En [...]

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UCCI student gets networking opportunity

UCCI student gets networking opportunity

| 05/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Local student Taija McRae, who is pursuing an associate degree at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) with the aim of a career in marketing, was recently given the opportunity to attend the recent Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA) conference [...]

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Caymanian footballer training in the US

Caymanian footballer training in the US

| 03/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ackeem Hyde, a member of the Cayman Under 20 national football team and Future SC defender, is on a professional tryout with United Soccer League (USL) team San Antonio FC in Texas. The 19 year old, who headed to the US Saturday, 29 September, is spending two weeks with the profess [...]

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Tennis juniors light up the court

Tennis juniors light up the court

| 03/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The sixth tournament of the PwC Junior Tennis Circuit for 2018, held on Friday and Saturday, 28 and 29 September attracted 26 players representing three age groups: 10 & under (eight players), 14 & under (14) and 18 & under (four). [...]

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High school football leagues kick off

High school football leagues kick off

| 03/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The second season of the Dart Under 13 Boys’ and Under 14 Girls’ high school football leagues kick-off this week with girls’ games on Wednesday, 3 October and boys’ games on Thursday, 4 October. Organisers have decided to remain with the two age groups for 2018 to further e [...]

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Community supports Hannah’s Heroes

Community supports Hannah’s Heroes

| 30/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 1,000 people packed The Wicket Bar in Cricket Square on Friday, 28 September for the sixth annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave to raise funds for the St Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research. So far, this year’s Big Shave has ra [...]

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Anti-bullying campaign begins

Anti-bullying campaign begins

| 30/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): This month marks the Department of Counselling Services’ “Stood Up Campaign” to raise awareness about the effects of childhood bullying and encourage grassroots strategies to eliminate it. Under the theme, “See Something Do Something”, the second annual anti-bullying init [...]

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Swimmers dive into sprint meet

Swimmers dive into sprint meet

| 26/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Fall Sprint Meet opened the 2018-2019 competitive age group season this past weekend with more than 100 of Cayman’s swimmers stepping up on the blocks for the event. Hosted by Stingray Swim Club (SSC), the meet, held Saturday, 22 September,  also had athletes [...]

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DEH urges food safety

DEH urges food safety

| 26/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As World Environmental Health Day was commemorated Wednesday, 26 September, the related department in Cayman called on the public to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones from food-borne illness. In keeping with the theme for the day, “Global F [...]

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Equestrians jump into new season

Equestrians jump into new season

| 25/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s equestrians tacked up for the start of the show jumping season, with the first leg of the 2018-19 National Jumping Series held Sunday, 23 September. Organised by the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF), the show was held at the Equestrian Centre. In addition to t [...]

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Local company volunteers for the YMCA

Local company volunteers for the YMCA

| 24/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Staff of Grant Thornton spent Friday, 21 September, giving back as part of the audit practice’s global community corporate social responsibility day. Each year, Grant Thornton’s 50,000 employees close office doors as all staff are encouraged to get involved in local community p [...]

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NCVO gears up for Radio Telethon

NCVO gears up for Radio Telethon

| 21/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(NCVO): The National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is hosting its annual Radio-Telethon on Saturday, 20 October. The fundraiser takes place at the Prospect Playhouse and is broadcast simultaneously on Radio Cayman and Cayman 27 from 7:00pm to midnight. This is the largest fundraiser held [...]

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Heroes needed to support childhood cancer research

Heroes needed to support childhood cancer research

| 20/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(Hannah’s Heroes): With just a week to go until this year’s Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave, organisers are making final preparations for this year’s event and encouraging supporters to join the fight against childhood cancer by supporting the St Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest non-government [...]

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CCMI internships for budding ocean scientists

CCMI internships for budding ocean scientists

| 18/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) has recently secured a three-year grant to support young local students who are interested in the ocean sciences. The new Ocean Science Scholars programme, funded by the Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Foundation, includes two internship [...]

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IMAC awards six scholarships

IMAC awards six scholarships

| 18/09/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Six students have been granted scholarships this year through a fund formed by the Insurance Managers Association Cayman (IMAC). These new awards bring the number of full-time students being supported to 20. Erin Brosnihan, director of the IMAC Educational Scholarship Fund, congrat [...]

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